The scale of the COVID-19 crisis for the global airline industry is unprecedented. But the history of lesser past crises also tells us it will recover.
Parliament will almost certainly rubber-stamp Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s supplementary budget.
National Treasury is incapable of coming up with the sweeping governmental, social and economic changes required to dig South Africa out of its economic hole.
Preventing early skin to skin contact potentially disrupts newborn physiology.
The WHO recommends women should be encouraged to breastfeed straight after birth, for both the mothers's and baby’s health, including increasing baby’s immunity.
A century ago, Australians were battling another pandemic, tuberculosis, with public health measures many will find familiar today.
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Australian Bureau of Statistics figures suggest there have been more than 800 'excess deaths' in Australia in January-March 2020, relative to the average, but only 103 confirmed COVID-19 deaths so far.
Australia Post has long yearned to be freed from its obligation to deliver letters daily. With the COVID-19 pandemic it has been given that chance.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
How governments handle pandemics relies on co-operation from the public and across borders.
Countries closed their borders in response to COVID-19, but international cooperation and technology sharing could improve recovery against pandemics and potential bioterrorist attacks.
Opening Australia up to the South Pacific before the rest of the world would provide practical aid that Australia's rivals cannot.
We judge the competency of politicians by what they say and do. This creates perverse incentives for even competent politicians to refuse to admit mistakes.
Our new research suggests the COVID-19 pandemic has meant people are using illicit drugs less. But decreased use can mean higher risk of overdoses.
Medical student Gyalsten Gurung, 25, pictured in a yellow jacket, returned to Upper Dolpo to instruct villagers about COVID-19. Here, on March 27, 2020.
During the COVID-19 crisis, some medical students at school in Pokhara, Nepal, went to rural Himalayan villages to teach about the virus. Others go home to challenge social inequities.
Calgary performers persist in the face of uncertainty, and use music to voice dissent and to create community.
While some stereotype Alberta as a "conservative" province, the bucking and swift horses that typify the Calgary Stampede speak to a more complex spirit of risk seen in local musicians.
There’s a lot caregivers can do to ensure that young children keep learning.
Families play a vital role in the process of skill formation, which is just as important as the role of schools.
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The Freedom Charter process was an imperfect but impressive attempt at capturing the will of the people and articulating an alternative vision to apartheid South Africa.
The government should be more honest about what it sees as an acceptable level of risk.
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Many more people have been infected with coronavirus than the statistics suggest.
CT scans reveal lung damage in people with no symptoms.
Does the budget tabled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni (right) speak to President Cyril Ramaphosa’s (left) vision of the new economy?
The budget is one of the key tools that government has to effect meaningful change.
A rapid launch of tracing and testing combined with localised lockdowns aims to keep the virus under control until a vaccine is found.